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Student Writing Competitions

Write to Win!

Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills...and perhaps even win a cash prize! If you have any questions about the contests below, please contact Katie Rolfes at krolfes@ubalt.edu.

 

College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2014-2015 - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.

The International Association of Defense Counsel's 2015 Legal Writing Contest - Submission deadline is May 15, 2015.

First Annual Public-Interest Essay Competition sponsored by University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Submission deadline is June 22, 2015.

Warren E. Burger Prize Writing Competition sponsored by the American Inns of Court -  Submission postmarked no later than July 1, 2015.

2015 Tannenwald Writing Competition - Submission deadline is July 1, 2015.

2015 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Competition -  Submission deadline is September 18, 2015.

Fifth Annual International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition - Submission deadline is October 7, 2015.

The Expert Institute's Legal Blog Writing Competition - Submission deadline is December 31, 2015.

The ABA Student Law Division also maintains a list of writing and essay contests on its website.

Happy writing!